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by @MrPrudence: The Wave is a prominent geological feature located on the Colorado Plateau near to the Utah and Arizona border. Composed of striated waves of cross-bedded sandstone, the landscape appears to have the quality of a frozen liquid, its … Continue reading

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Big Data vs Quality Data

theLoneFuturist: I’m not certain why learning Hadoop isn’t more attractive to you. If you are fine with R, doesn’t having lots of data interest you? theLoneFuturist: Don’t get me wrong, there are probably unexciting tasks associated with big data, but … Continue reading

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Earthquakes

> data(quakes)> head(quakes) lat long depth mag stations 1 -20.42 181.62 562 4.8 41 2 -20.62 181.03 650 4.2 15 3 -26.00 184.10 42 5.4 43 4 -17.97 181.66 626 4.1 19 5 -20.42 181.96 649 4.0 11 6 -19.68 … Continue reading

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Oil Wells

Let’s say you are standing on the outside of a hollow sphere, about the size of the Earth.  There is a single rod underneath where you’re standing which varies in density d(x) along its entire length.  Its mass pulls on … Continue reading

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